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Safeguarding Children – for Health (Level 1)

This Safeguarding Children for Health Level 1 course will give you a good grounding in Safeguarding Children. It will explain child abuse awareness, how to recognise abuse and neglect, what to do if you’re a health professional with concerns about the children under your care as well as how to respond to a disclosure.

However, if you’re a member of staff who might be contributing to assessing, planning, intervening in and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns; and/or are responsible for making safeguarding referrals to the Police and Children’s Social Care, you may want to consider our Safeguarding

Children for Health (Levels 1 and 2) course instead.

On completion of the course, you will automatically get a certificate,  containing your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.

You’ll also have access to additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide to keep for future reference.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The background, legal basis, key principles of and definition for safeguarding, child protection and child abuse
  • The importance of serious case reviews and Safeguarding Partners
  • The concept of significant harm and what to do if you suspect child abuse is taking place
  • Who abuses children and why
  • The definitions of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect
  • The causes of abuse and how to recognise signs of abuse from the victim and perpetrator
  • The effects of abuse on children
  • How to and how not to respond to concerns that a child is at risk of harm
  • What information to record and what to do if you have concerns
  • How to respond to a disclosure or allegation of abuse or neglect


  • Background and the Law
  • Child Abuse Awareness
  • Recognising Abuse and Neglect
  • If You Have Concern – Health Professionals
  • Responding to a Disclosure – What You Should Do
£20.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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4 reviews for Safeguarding Children – for Health (Level 1)

I used this online course as a refresher to my safeguarding children training. I found it a useful and informative form of training.
I like the way that you can return to re-read sections and the little games do help to reinforce facts and procedures.

Sam Roberts

The course gave a precise and thorough overview of the issue.
Very interesting and useful. Recommend.

Sam Roberts

Simple, easy to follow instructions. Was able to make notes as I went along to keep for reference.
A really interesting and useful course that all of my staff have enjoyed completing. Thank you.

Sam Roberts

A really helpful course with plenty of information!
As a Child-minder who is unable to attend evening courses due to no transport or family to look after my children it was brilliant.

Sam Roberts

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